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ballhead ragwort
Senecio sphaerocephalus
ballhead ragwort Aster Family
Senecio sphaerocephalus Asteraceae
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common names
  ballhead ragwort
  marsh groundsel
accepted scientific name
  Senecio sphaerocephalus Greene
rules for finding collection records
  Senecio sphaerocephalus (317)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2008 Steve Shook
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .5 to .8 inches
Number of ray petals: 9 to 17
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru 1st week of September

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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